Job Description

Term time only: Yes, plus three inset days, 38 weeks in total

Salary Type: Bucks pay

Salary details: Range 3 FTE £23,152 – £25,043 (actual salary £10,348 – £11,193)

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 20 hours per week. Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm

Start date: 1 January 2023

Closing date: 01/11/2022 12:00

Interviews to be held: Friday 4 November 2022

About Us

Chesham Grammar School is a co-educational selective school. We have high academic standards, well-qualified teachers, a wide range of activities, trips to every corner of the globe and much more. We are proud of our students who never fail to impress. They leave the school as well-qualified, confident and articulate adults.

Benefits of working at Chesham Grammar School:

  • minimum 14% PPA for all teaching staff (more for those with a TLR)
  • all teaching staff are given their own laptop
  • longer holidays, as an academy
  • commitment to development of teaching and learning
  • opportunities to complete national qualifications (eg NPQs)
  • priority admission for qualified children of staff
  • subsidised gym membership
  • Cycle Scheme
  • free parking on site
  • a commitment to protect, promote and enhance the wellbeing of staff through the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter
  • long service award scheme for 5, 10, 15 and 25 years’ service
  • Excellent pension benefits (TPS and LGPS)

an opportunity to work in an area of outstanding natural beauty 30 minutes from London


About The Role

We are seeking a highly organised and confident individual to assist our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). You will assist with managing the active safeguard caseload and seek improvements to enhance the school’s approach to safeguarding.

Experience of working with young people is essential along with good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.


  • As Safeguarding Manager you will work alongside the school’s DSL.
  • You will support the DSL with managing active casework, keeping meticulous records, tracking trends and suggesting improvements with the aim of continually enhancing the school’s approach to safeguarding.
  • You will have particular responsibility for managing the safeguarding training process for staff, ensuring that all Chesham Grammar School staff receive regular and appropriate safeguarding training.

About You


  • Maths and English to GCSE grade C/5 or equivalent (essential)
  • Graduate status or equivalent (desirable)


  • Use of Microsoft Office to a competent level (essential)
  • Working with in a team (essential)
  • Working in a school environment (desirable)
  • Working to deadlines (essential)
  • Working with young people (essential)
  • Knowledge of safeguarding processes and procedures in schools (desirable)


  • The ability to work as part of a team (essential)
  • The ability to work independently and to take direction (essential)
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills (essential)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (essential)
  • Excellent organisational skills including recording, monitoring and checking progress where key tasks are concerned (essential)
  • High attention to detail and a high level of accuracy (essential)
  • Evidence of a personal commitment to professional development and the updating of job-related skills (essential)
  • A commitment to safeguarding young people and supporting all young people to achieve the very best outcomes (essential)

Click here to apply.